Posted On: 10/22/20 5:00 PM

240 underclassmen including several top 50 recruits and a platform like Pangos Soph/Frosh are the recipe for finding young talent. With the Midwest emerging as a talent powerhouse for the class of 2023, there’s no better place to look to the future. We will feature these talented freshmen and sophomores over a four part series.

Marcus PigramMarcusPigram6'3" | PGWhitney Young | 2023StateIL | Top 40

Standing at 6-3 Pigram displays the size and ability to play either guard spot. He has a tight handle that allows him to create offense for himself and others. Hits the midrange jumper and has nice touch on his floater.

Blaise Porter | Top 40

The Iowa native continues to dazzle with his playmaking and handle. Porter’s smooth play landed him a Division 1 offer from Bryant University.

Owen FreemanOwenFreeman6'7" | CBradley Bourbonnais | 2023StateIL | Top 30

The 6-9 sophomore is a mobile big that flashes ball skills in the flow of the game. He rebounds well for his size, is developing post moves, but life on the block may not be all that’s in the future of the Illinois offer holder.

Donaven YoungerDonavenYounger6'8" | PFBolingbrook | 2023State#30NationIL | Top 30

Can attack off the dribble as a

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